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The Classroom Experience
Below is a range of courses taught in the Spanish Department. The Department collaborates closely with a number of other departments and programs on campus, frequently crosslisting courses with film studies, gender studies, history, and Romance languages and cultures. For more up to date information on courses being currently offered, please see the Spanish Courses page in the course bulletin.
Explore the paradoxes of race and African descent via cultural expressions, from music, film, religion, literature, to social movements.
Explore the many ways Latinas/os have impacted city planning trends that have shaped the streets and neighborhoods of many U.S. cities.
Analyze feminist issues, from domestic violence, maternity and equality as they relate to women through the lens of Spanish Literature and Film (SPAN 230).
Special topics in Advanced Studies in Visual Culture situates the films of Almodovar in the context of contemporary Spanish History and larger debates.
What is Latina Feminism? How does it differ from and/or intersect with other feminisms?
This course explores the role of work and its close relationship with sexuality and violence in contemporary Latin American cinema.
(SPAN-330): During the Spanish Empire witches, prostitutes, transvestite warriors, lesbians and daring noblewomen and nuns violated the social order.
ITAL-361/FREN-321/ROMLG-375/SPAN-360: Read and discuss authors who wrote about their travels for political, religious, personal and recreational reasons.
ROMLG-375: Examine the structural evolution of Romance languages from Vulgar Latin to contemporary forms through the applications of linguistic theories.
ROMLG-375: Study masculine identity and the birth of Europe in medieval romance classics.
(SPAN-230) Students learn to create book trailers to spark interest and to entice others to read important literary works by Spanish writers.
A frame of mind typically refers to a mood or perspective. However, such dispositions also reflect a certain regulation of thought and thus behavior.
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